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's -- that all happens tonight on c-span2's booktv. >> in her book, "pat nixon," mary brennan discusses the use of mrs. nixon's recently-released private documents. this is just over 50 minutes. >> um, welcome to the richard nixon presidential library and museum. my name is paul wormser, and i'm the acting director of the librariment i appreciate all of you coming to one of our continuing author talk presentations. today we are very fortunate to have really the leading scholar on pat nixon who is, by the way, born 100 year ago this year. mary brennan, who did much of her research here for her book, is the chair of the department of history at the yawfort of texas in -- university of texas in san marcos. the -- excuse me. her specialty is post-world war ii conservative movements, and she has written b to date three different books, those being "turning right at the '60s: the conservative capture of the gop," "wives, mothers and the red menace," and, of course, the book that we love most around here, which is "pat nixon: embattled first lady." her book is an outstanding work, an
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been very reluctant to support tough sanctions. >> demonstrators protest against john brennan's role in shaping controversial interrogation techniques after 9/11. matsch husband masterpiece. >> dearest mary. now you tell me all of your wedding plans, and i'll see what i can do to improve them. >> the opening night. a huge success for pbs. nearly eight million fans watched the downtown abby third season premier. we have an exclusive look behind the scenes at the making of the hit series. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in new york today. white house is now gearing up for two big confirmation fights. the president's nominees for defense secretary and cia director. joining me now for our daily fix chris alis why, msnbc contributor and managing day editor and nbc's chuck todd, chief white house correspondent political director, and host of the daily rundown here on msnbc. chuck, from the white house perspective now, where do they think they their biggest fight? i know that they feel confident going forward that they're going to be able to win the day, but as you saw in our open, even
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brennan as a nominee for the cia director, and former senator chuck hagel as secretary of defense. we brought the macks together for this. mary bono mack, former congressman from california. her husband john mack is a former republican representative from florida. is it a huge relief to have your lives back? >> it's a relief. it is. it was an honor to serve, no doubt about it. but there's definitely been a weight of the world lifted off -- at least my shoulders. i don't know if he's realized he's not a member yet. i know it feels like it's a wonderful relief. i'm ready for a new chapter. it's very exciting. >> it is exciting. i would say that things just get better and better. there's a lot of responsibility. it is an honor to serve in the congress and to represent the district that i represented, but we're looking forward to the future and to the next chapters in our lives. >> to be monday morning quarterbacks. >> people don't like congress people very much. i think it would be a great thing to be like ssayonara, moving on. >> i watched the swearing in thinking, who are those people?